35 Burst results for "Over Half"
Self-Care: Giving the World the Best of You, Not the Rest of You
"Always like to start at the beginning which is to define what actually is self -care and I'm actually just back from a weekend away where I went over to Edinburgh and I think the analogy that they always do in every airplane safety demonstration is really apt when you come to self -care which is oxygen mask analogy. So when they're giving a safety demonstration they always talk about how if it was the case that cabin pressure was to fall that you should put on your oxygen mask first before you attempt to help people around you and it's a very good analogy I suppose for self -care that you want to be looking at like what you need to do to give you oxygen and then you look outwards to see who else can I support now that I've sort of made sure that I'm protected and I can continue and I think it's a really good analogy and it's like this kind of left of you and that's a really important distinction I've learned over the years as well you know when people say a glass is half full or a glass is half empty and often what we do with self -care is you know like maybe we get a facial or we get our nails done and like we're topping up this glass or jug of water right but like if you keep pouring out of the jug without replenishing then all you're really doing yes you might fill it up but all of a sudden a week or two later is back to like dangerously low levels again so often what you actually want to try do is have that jug overflowing right so you're always full but the excess runs off and that's what fills other people's cups and really what that's talking about is sort of making sure that like you yourself feeling are good you're full of energy you're full of the joys of life maybe you're full of gratitude and then you give your excess to other people so it's not like you fill up and then you give that away and you're constantly in this fill it back up phase which sort of has a lot of effort attached to it it's rather like can you get yourself to a good place where you actually nearly have like so much that it's overflowing and you can easily give that excess away because it's not it's not detrimental to you because you have enough to continue to fuel yourself as well i really like that analogy like just as much as the oxygen mask one and i think what that reminds me it's self -care is not like one and done right it's like something that you always are sort of making sure that you have time for yourself to do that because you don't want to be trying to fill other people's gases from an empty jug nor do i want to feel that i'm having to take away from myself to give to other people because that can put you on a path towards resentment as well so what actually is self -care about like bubble baths and facials and you know lighting a candle and i enjoy doing all of those things so there's nothing wrong with those things as well but they're very surface level self -care and there is kind of two layers of self -care one is the surface piece but one is much deeper as well and it gets related into understanding your needs and values and living a life aligned to them it's your time it's your boundaries it's maybe having an understanding of your priorities so it's also when we think about self -care is making sure that we were maybe hitting on items that are from both of those lists so the surface level is the sort of relax rejuvenation the rest pieces could be a nap in the afternoon or it could be like i said going to the spa it could be shopping if that's what you enjoy it could be getting a nice cup of coffee out and just being able to you know sit in the sunshine and drink it or sit by yourself and drink it and have nobody disturb you probably harder self -care pieces are the the deeper ones right so it's the boundaries so saying no to people saying no to maybe even spending time with people who drain your energy like that's self -care in itself or if that's not possible it's maybe distancing yourself a little bit from those people i think that's particularly apt coming up to christmas because we do find ourselves in situations where we're spending time with people that perhaps we don't at other times of the year and it can be a very difficult and draining time of year for people it can be things like hobbies i chatted to shaz about this back in season one it's sort of something that we've lost a little bit as our world has got like so convenient and so automated and we're so busy doing all of these other things but like having time to do something that you're passionate about or you're interested in or that engages your creativity and your curiosity is actually really really important because it's carving out time for yourself and often these hobbies can be incredibly self -soothing because you don't think about other things that are going on in your life you're just thinking about not dropping a stitch or you last week and she was talking about how when she hunt horse riding she was literally you know you have to have full concentration because you didn't want to fall off the horse and hurt yourself so hobbies can actually be a really important part of our self -care routines as well
Miles of Marathon Motivation With Jeannie Rice
"Tell me um about your marathon journey how many marathons have you ran so far weeks ago three weeks ago ready yeah I did that was my 131 Wow and then 30 first marathon so you know it's interesting it's a funny actually I told my friends and family when I when I reach hundreds marathon I'm gonna stop running a marathon not that I'm gonna stop running I'll stop for marathon and I'll do the half marathon and I'll continue to run so 100th math and I went to Boston again Boston is very special I guess because I was qualified night very beginning so I went there right after my hundredth marathon I'm thinking already next math and I couldn't so many I still want to do so now since then I've been 31 again 31 more so I am you know still have several math and I want to do so I you know is it easy no training is the hard part as you know anybody can train I mean you get to the starting line we can all get through it math either faster or slower but to get to that point you have to train so train for so weeks train is a tough you know I run 50 miles a week all year round either I have a marathon schedule or not so I am pretty much marathon ready whenever I want to run math and I just picked the one and then I do so 50 miles a week a pretty much six seven days a week once in a while I'll take the day off but you know my day off can be real easy one you know three four mile or none but normally six days a week I run all year round so what made you decide to go from that 5k to a marathon what was there any transition in there any like a 10k then a half or anything like that or you just went from 5k to I think I went seven weeks in a row 5k but 5k is like my speed world to me I am more you know distance runner although I do have a world record 5k I don't consider myself a fast but fast enough for my age division you know I broke the world record on 5k 10k even 1 ,500 meter and one mile this past this year I got all this world record time but marathon is the one I really you know a good at it because a marathon time when I first broke a world record when I was 75 years ago in Chicago and I broke the world record by seven minutes yeah those seven minutes the German lady had it for five years nobody broke until I did it and then I broke that year and then year later I went to Berlin marathon and I broke my own record by three minutes so I have a ten minutes in between so but there's a couple ladies are chasing of course it's fun about it we are not pro runners but you know they are chasing my record and record will be broken some sooner later just like I did this year now I'm move up to 75 and I broke 75 years old record mm -hmm so Chicago I only broke by four minutes so I mean I said only because I was hoping for seven minutes just like I did five years ago but this way I can break my own record again because I didn't run as fast as I want I plan to and I was hoping to so now next big race will be London and that's what I'm going for okay so you're going for all the world majors yes yeah yeah I don't have any marathon plan before then I do have a USATF cross -country that's only 6k 6k in December and I have a math half marathon in December Jacksonville and then in Naples in January that's a big race I go to Naples during the winter time mm -hmm I live in Cleveland Ohio during the summer but it's cold in here so I'll be heading down in a week or two to Florida and I stay there till April so but there's a big half marathon in Naples in January which I do that every year and I belong to running club down there it's a huge race people come from all over so that's my my schedule but I do a lot of 5k if it's a local 5k there is 5k I run anyway because to me that's my fun run and it's a speed work mm -hmm and I'm not really good at going to track every week like some people do I used to when I was younger and I don't do that and I still go once in a while with the friends if they want me to go I'll go but my speed work is local small races or I do on the road by doing this you know running schedule
Hear From Dr. Yechiel Leiter, Father of Fallen Soldier Moshe Leiter
"Man his background his history and I wanted you to come on the program and tell millions and millions of Americans what this is like what's happening what's happened to your family and what about the future sir well thank you mark good evening thank for you the opportunity to address your audience my son Moshe was my oldest three eight children he was also my best friend he spent 15 years in the shaldad unit which is the Israel equivalent to the Delta Force actually he trained for some time with the with the Delta Force at at the age of 33 decided to go to medical school because he was intent on helping people and healing people he was about to start his experience clinical on October 8th but October we know what happened Hamas stormed into our communities slaughtered 1200 hundred people and he immediately went back into a reservist position he had spent even during the training the medical training he had spent 80 90 days a year doing reserve duty because he was a real expert field fox he understood the battlefield very well and that's why when he went back into his reserve in the reserve unit on October 8th and organized the his soldiers prepared them for war he was actually put at the command of the point squadron which which led the division the first division to enter the northern community in in Gaza from which the Hamas terrorists would fire missiles into our cities sometimes thousands of missiles at a time and he was killed when he led the operation to discover peers tunnel peers that would lead to terrorist headquarters and to their ammunition sites it was booby trapped a very heavy booby trap and he was killed along with three of his soldiers and three were injured seriously they lost their legs so it was a great loss for me personally I think for the IDF we we had thousands of people during our shiva the mourning period for him thousands and and many of prime mr. visited us the president of Israel I say about half the cabinet because he was very very well known he was very well liked and he was a major who had mastered a so masterful reputation half my heart bleeds for my son and my best friend and half my heart is very proud that I had a son who led the battle a civilizational battle against evil and sitting here listening it's very emotional obviously I don't know you I didn't know him and I'm thinking of the great men who have to go off to war whether they really want to or not but in times like this they're called to do duty and they go and they do so without objection and then I'm thinking about the leading politicians in my country here and how they never talk about the idea of soldiers they talk never about who they are they don't show their photographs they don't talk about their backgrounds their families what they've gone through and I assume you find that incredibly disturbing
Jared Asch Asks Loella Haskew and Cindy Darling: Is "Measure O" Working?
"Let's get local and talk about Walnut Creek for a minute. It's been about a year since we've the people of Walnut Creek have voted in Measure O. Talk to us. It's an additional sales tax to provide benefits for the city. Is it working and what are we doing with the money? What are the priorities? Start Cindy Ann and you can fill in the gaps. Yeah. OK. So the first thing we did to promise the community is to find an oversight group so that they look at what we've done to make sure that we live up to our promises of what we and we were going to do when we started the Measure O process. Interestingly enough, when I first ran in 2012 or 2011, I ran on a half cent sales tax increase and I got the more votes than I ever did since then. I think there were a group of people who knew that we weren't quite we needed a little extra oomph in our spending. We've done some additions at the police department. We've made some spending for attracting more people downtown where we're doing things, a lot of things in and around it. But the biggest project is the one that Cindy Darling is working on. And so I'm going to let her take over. One of the reasons I ran for council is it's important for a community. My kids loved growing up in Walnut Creek. They swam, they played Little League, they played this, they played that, they did this art class. And a lot of the facilities that they were accessing were built back in the 50s and 60s. And we all know things that were built in the 50s and 60s are now starting to fall apart. And we need to pay it forward to the next generation. And that was a big driver on Measure O. The Clark Swim Center and Heather Farm is one bad accident away from its pumps not ever running again. So we are working on a new community center and a new aquatic center to carry on the traditions in Walnut Creek. And that was one of the bigger drivers of Measure O. We are in the planning phase right now and we have a lot of active, robust public input coming into the process. We have a survey out. You can go to the city councils with the city's website and take a survey on what you want out of that community center, what you want out of the aquatics facility. And we're going to be working to get it so it's up and operational by 2027 and it's going to be cool. Yeah. And there's there's some concern over the money from Measure O coming up on the ballot. Do you I don't want to take up too much time going into every detail on it, but can you talk about what is coming up in 2024 and what impact that might have on Measure O as well as a number of other regional measures? There are two things to be addressed by the population. The first one is how many votes do we need to do to get permission to have an additional sales tax? If we go out for a specific purpose right now, you need two thirds of a vote of a community and it's incredibly difficult to get that. If you go out for a general measure, you only need to get 50 % plus one vote. There is a measure being brought forth by a business council that wants to remove so much freedom with what we local people can do with taxes. And so they want to make every vote a sixty thirds vote. And the thing that is most concerning to us because of our position is they can claw back a vote that happened in 2022 and say you have to run it again and get the two thirds vote. So so we're nervous about the business one. And we're also thinking it's 10 % of people will vote no on any thing that has money to do with money. And that's in order to get 65%. You've got to work really hard. And so a lot of cities don't have the capacity to get important things done because they can't get out there and get this full measure of voters to pay attention.
Joe Biden Has Blood on His Hands
"Other words breathe life back into that diabolical genocidal regime and he killed he didn't give a damn how many citizens in Iran were murdered by that regime never said a damn thing not one neither did Blinken neither did Sullivan neither did their parrots blitzer tapper Mitchell Scarborough none of them said a damn thing Joe Biden doesn't talk about the citizens who are being slaughtered half a million Syrians Muslims among not a word nothing still going on not a word when it comes to the hoodies in Yemen another islamo nazi tourist operation funded by the Iranians Joe Biden took the terrorism label off the hoodies just like he refuses to fight in UN they put the terrorism label on Hamas the hoodies have slaughtered unknown numbers of Unbelievable people. Joe Biden says nothing nothing Joe Biden says he supports the Ukrainians, but he doesn't want them tens of thousands of Ukrainians have died because of his feckless policy there he never talks about the Ukrainian when citizens ever he meets with Xi he never brings up the two and a half million Uyghurs that are in death camps concentration
"Give the Bread Dough to the Baker, Even If He Eats Half of It"
"The value of expertise in a world brimming with DIY tutorials and a do -it -yourself culture, the age -old adage, give the bread to the baker, even if he eats half of it, resonates with timeless wisdom. This proverb underlines a fundamental truth, the importance of entrusting tasks to those who are skilled in their respective fields, even if it means incurring higher costs. The cost of amateur work attempting to lead to subpar outcomes, additional expenses, or even catastrophic failures. For instance, a homeowner might attempt a complex plumbing job to save costs, only to create a bigger issue that requires professional intervention. This scenario illustrates the hidden costs of amateur work, which can often exceed the expense of hiring a professional from the outset. The baker's half, a fair exchange the just a monetary cost but also represents the value of expertise, experience, and the assurance of quality. When we pay professionals, we aren't just paying for the physical labor or the end product. We're also paying for their years of training, their specialized tools, and their ability to foresee and solve complex problems. In the professional sphere in the professional world, particularly in fields like medicine, law, or engineering, the stakes of amateur intervention can be extraordinarily high. As a physician, for instance, I understand the critical importance of specialized knowledge. In healthcare, entrusting a complex medical procedure to a generalist rather than a specialist can have dire consequences. Economic implications While it might seem cost -effective to cut corners by not hiring professionals, the long -term economic implications can be profound. Businesses that skimp on expert input might face operational failures, legal challenges, or reputational damage, all of which can be far costlier than the initial savings. Conclusion The essence of the proverb, give the bread to the baker, even if he eats half of it, is not about literal bread or bakers. It's a call to acknowledge the value of professional expertise and the wisdom of investing in it. Whether in our personal lives or professional domains, this principle guides us to make decisions that prioritize quality, safety, and proficiency over short -term savings. In the end, the extra cost paid to a professional is not just an expense, it's an investment in quality, peace of mind, and ultimately, success.
Jared Asch Talks With Chris Whitmore of the Richmond Promise
"I am joined by Christopher Whitmore of Richmond Promise. And Chris, first, tell us a little bit about your background and how you came to Richmond Promise. And then tell us, what is the Richmond Promise? Absolutely. First off, thank you for inviting me on the podcast. Really great to be here and have this conversation. So I was raised here in the city of Richmond. I still live in Richmond, and growing up here in our community, like so many other young people, I wanted to enter into a career pathway and build an adult life in which I could support the Richmond community and try to make this city, this community, the kind of place that I always envisioned it to be, which is a place where everyone can thrive. Everyone can feel welcome here in Richmond, feel like they have opportunities from the city, from the community to be who they want to be, to contribute to this space and to make this city better for everyone. And so with that really broad, general goal in mind, I decided at a very young age, elementary school age, that I wanted to be a public official when I grew up. I wanted to work specifically in the mayor's office of the city of Richmond when I grew up. And my godmother, Erma Anderson, was mayor when I was in elementary school. She was the first African -American woman elected mayor of the city of Richmond. I grew up with folks like John Gioia, who's our county supervisor and has been our representative for several years on the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors and several other folks who really inspired me to want to build out a career in public service. And so with that in mind, I went off to college. I went out of state to Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri. I studied political science with an emphasis in public law. After graduating from Webster in 2014, I moved to Washington, D .C., where I was accepted into a congressional fellowship. And through that fellowship, I worked in the office of then U .S. Senator Bill Nelson's office of Florida. I moved back to Richmond in December 2014 and got my first job, first full time job working for Congressman Mark DeSaulnier, who at the time was the representative, newly elected representative for California's 11th congressional district. I had the privilege of working as an outreach coordinator in his Richmond office, which is actually just down the hall from where my current office is today. A year later, 2016, I got to accomplish that childhood goal of mine of working in the mayor's office. I worked for Mayor Tom Butt, starting off initially as his director of community engagement, later promoted to be his director of policy and strategy. After about two years in that office, I went over to the city and county of San Francisco, where I went to the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission and worked on their policy and government affairs team. And for about a year and a half, I wrote, along with my supervisor, all of the water, power and wastewater legislation for the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. And I'll speed up the story. So about a year and a half later, I came back here to the city of Richmond and served as Tom Butt's chief of staff for exactly two years. And two years ago, October 4th, 2021, I started as Richmond Promise's second executive director. And it's been a great journey over the last two years, and I was really inspired to make the transition from the mayor's office to Richmond Promise. Just thinking back on my experience growing up in Richmond, having a goal to go to college at a young age for the sake and purpose of really accomplishing my career goals. And just being reminded constantly that there are so many other young people in Richmond who have educational and career goals for themselves. And those young people also deserve to have really strong support systems in our community to help them go off and do the things that they want to do. And I came over to Richmond Promise to strengthen that support system for our entire community.
We're Digging Deep Into Nasir Acikgoz's Journey to the American Dream
"So talk to me you're you are from Turkey that you were telling me I'm from Turkey originally. How did you end up here? Well Right after college finishing undergraduate undergrad in Turkey in electronics engineering. Okay, I talked to my father You know father I said, you know, I just want to go to America United States. He said to me Okay, but why United States you want to learn English? Yes, I want to learn English, but there's England here, huh? Right here three hours away. Why do you want to go all the way to 12 hours with plane? I said, I love the American culture I left the American, you know American dream the the colleges their lifestyle and this was all in the this was in the 1996 okay when I graduated from my from college and I graduate college a little bit earlier I was nineteen nineteen and a half years. Wow. Yes, man. Thank you. I Started going to school like five and a half years old because they had that like a program there different programs at that time They allowed kids to to be the first graders. Yeah to accelerate. Yeah, I took advantage of that and Thank God I passed all the grades, you know, I never missed anything. So as a matter of fact, I'm a third year of college I told my dad this, you know, hey, I want to go to the United States, please, you know, would you will you support me? He's so what you told me Whatever you do son. I'm gonna support you. Mm -hmm. So right after college I started applying to college. I mean the you know, yeah colleges for MBA program Okay, because I said I want to do MBA. I want to do master's in business administration If you ask me why because it was the hit thing in Turkey at that time if you have your Engineering background. I mean undergrad and then you have the MBA all the companies all the corporate guys, you know They want you and especially from the United States, you know the MBA so I had two friends in Orlando Back then and I applied other states as well And one of the guys in Orlando called me, you know, he said look Nasir I know you're applying to other states. We have the house here. We have you know, the dorms everything Yeah, the dorms and everything and and we know people in the college will help you out and we love you come over We'll hang out, you know first I was hesitant I said, you know, I'm gonna go there instead of learning English right away And now we're gonna be hanging out Turkish people, you know, so I had that doubt Yeah, from my town, yes, we know their families my dad knows their dads and but my father told me look It's better to know someone there when you start off and then you don't like it you move somewhere else It's easy, you know easier. It breaks the ice. It breaks the ice So I said, okay, so they send me the application from it's called seminal community college. Okay, it's where the Seminoles India All speakers English all like, you know, and you didn't know any English at this point very very little you speak it Very well. Yeah, I practiced there so much, you know, they applied to college community college. I said, oh, it's a community college It's not a it's not a university and my friends told me look, you know, it's this little college close by to our house It doesn't matter if you call you you're just gonna learn English and here there's no Turkish people only there were some Latins like Puerto Ricans. Yeah, a lot of Puerto Ricans. You're in Orlando. Yeah, that's the Puerto Rican capital. Puerto Rican capital. Yes Back then it was like this 1996 1997. So I loved the idea. I said, okay, no problem So we I applied and they said, okay, no problem. You can start the English as a second language program. I started going there Yes, I was the only Turkish guy. So I had no option but to learn the language So I loved it. So I said, you know what? I'm just gonna stay here I'm not gonna move anywhere else and I started getting to know people Okay I had I met a lot of people there and we started hanging out even though our English all of our our English were a Little bit, you know, like it's off. Yeah, but still with hand gestures with moves and stuff like that You you manage you manage to engage So I finished English as a second language course, then I applied to UCF University of Santa, Florida Okay for the MBA program they accepted me, but they said I need to take a lot of prerequisite courses and I said, okay, and they gave me a list. It was like 12 courses I said, wow, it's too much and I gave you my transcripts guys, you know, I'm an I'm an engineer I mean, but they said hey, you didn't take financial accounting. You didn't take managerial accounting They saw me like economics macro economics micro economics all these courses, you know, you know, and they said You know, you have to take them, okay, so I don't want to say I lost another year year and a half No, you felt like it I felt like it at first but then I appreciate it because that taught me a lot because you're learning the fundamental of Economics financials actually the courses that I took financial and managerial accounting courses They teach you how to read your balance sheet of the company, which is great A lot of people are clueless to that exactly and I actually I'm doing my old balance sheets PNLs That's awesome. I'm looking at every month and I'm kind of you know Looking through it, even though my CPA looks at it almost every month But when he talks about something I already know or you already know So that's why I was like that time out to me like oh my god I'm gonna lose another one year and a half two years, but it ended up working out working out for me so I started MBA program right after I finished it and Study administration business administration, so you studied what you wanted to study when you were with your dad Yes telling them this is what I want to do exactly, okay One little detail I left off before before I got into UCF the first year when I was in seminar community college My roommate told me hey, let's apply for a green card lottery. Oh, I said, what is that? I'm like lottery also is we're gonna win money is like no it's it's called green card lottery I still didn't understand the concept and he told me look you're gonna apply a lot of people are applying and they Pick you and if you they pick you you can stay in this country and you get the residency Okay, I'm like you're kidding for me to get my student visa I have to go through so much so much and they're just gonna give me my green card and that's it over like, you know Yeah, that easy. It's like yes, that's easy. I'm like Let's apply. Let's apply and I'm thinking welcome to the United States. Welcome to American dream.
Yes, Travel Agents Still Exist!
"I am pleased to have my absolute best half of my life, the person that I've been married to for 35 years. She is an amazing wife and mother, but she has been a teacher for 30 something years in the school system here in Georgia. And after she retired, besides running all of us here in the world and keeping Cree straight as you've met Cree many times here on the podcast, she does travel. And it was sort of interesting. She and I just sort of discovered this after we had a friend set us up on a cruise and get it all packaged. And they said, Hey, how would you like to do this? And Lisa said, this might be something I want to do. So Lisa, for your first official time on the podcast, welcome to the podcast. Glad to be here. Thanks, Doug. Well, it's good. Well, I'm glad you're here. Look, so, so there is such a thing as a travel agent now. I mean, I, you know, you go in now and everybody says they just go on their computer and do it themselves, but you're a travel agent, just like sort of the old travel agents, aren't you? Absolutely. Yes. After COVID and travel all shut down, people started getting back out and traveling again. So, uh, there's definitely been a boom in the travel industry. Well, that's good. You know, you know, you don't have to have a travel agent, do you? But what, you know, what do you do as a travel agent that could help maybe somebody who's listening to the podcast, who's thinking, you know, Hey, I see all these ads for Expedia and all these others. What does a travel agent give you, uh, Lisa that maybe, uh, doing it yourself doesn't? Well, the biggest thing is that I take away all the stress. Uh, I make sure that, you know, I find out all the information and it doesn't cost anybody any money working with me as part of TravelMation. Uh, the biggest thing is that I do all the law with you, all the planning, but I I'm the one searching. I'm the one looking for those best deals. So if something goes wrong, they call you. Yes. Now that's cool. I like that. Well, we'll get back into TravelMation here. Just in, but you work for a company called TravelMation, which is a large group that works with a lot of different travel, uh, destinations and everything else from cruises to Walt Disney to, uh, all inclusive and everything. Don't they? Yes. Uh, anywhere, everywhere, there's nothing that's not within our reach.
First Responder Wife Daniela Shares Her Family's Harrowing Hostage Nightmare
"We have Daniella T from Ontario, Canada with us today. Daniella is a first responder wife and mom to two girls, as well as a full -time staffing coordinator at her local hospital. Daniella's life changed forever when her husband was taken hostage during a shift when he was working as a correctional officer. Four of the longest hours ensued not knowing what the future would bring. Thankfully, through the hard work of the negotiating team, he was released with minimal physical injuries, but it would be the invisible injuries that would have the most profound effect and that would end up testing them as individuals and as a couple. While her husband recognized he would need immediate help facing the challenges that would come with PTSD, Daniella pushed the need to reach out for support for herself in dealing with the trauma and focused 100 % of her attention and care to him and their two children. As time progressed, Daniella recognized that she too finally needed to truly process the ordeal and the injuries she had been enduring as a result. So she started a blog called The Often Unseen and that was a major step in her healing journey. Welcome, Daniella. Thanks for coming on the show. Thanks. I'm fangirling a little bit here because I've been following you guys for over a year now. And when I saw you guys kind of put a call out to, you know, people who might want to be a guest, I was like, Oh my God, pick me. Thank you for having the courage to come and talk about your healing journey with us today. So based on your own comfort level, walk us through the incident. Yeah. So it was September 14th, 2018, and it was a Friday afternoon. I'll never forget that date, but it was just a regular day. And if you ever hear my husband tell the story, he always starts with, I wasn't even supposed to work that day. It was an overtime shift that he had picked up, but it was a regular day. I was out running errands and I had gotten a message from the superintendent of the jail. Our town is a very small town and everybody knows everybody. And I knew this gentleman through other community things that we had been involved in. And he sent me a Facebook message saying, Hey, it's Steve, call me when you get this. And I thought that's weird, but whatever. So I called him when I got home and he started it by saying, where are you? And I thought that was weird. And I said, Oh, I'm at home. And well, where's home? You guys moved, right? And we had been in the process of, we had sold our house and we were living with my in -laws while we went through the process of buying a new house. So I said, yeah, we're here at the address. I said, what's going on? And so now I'm kind of thinking, you know, like I should preface this because I'm guessing probably a lot of your listeners are American, but up here, the jail that my husband worked at, it was sort of like a minimum security. And so really the only weapons that they carry to protect themselves were pepper spray. So I'm thinking, Oh, he had to use this pepper spray. He got some in the eye or, or something along those lines. And then he just said, I'm sending someone over to the house. And then that was when I sort of started to panic. And then he said, there's been an incident and they have John. And I just, I had like an out of body experience. I fell to the floor. I couldn't breathe. And I could see myself like sitting on the floor, trying to process this bomb that had been dropped. And it was probably one o 'clock in the afternoon. So my kids were at school and daycare. And so I thought, I didn't know what to do. So I called my mother -in -law who I was living with. And I said, where are you? In my calmest voice that I tried to, you know, where are you? And she said, I'm downtown. And I said, I need you to come home now. And again, we live in a small town. It takes less than 10 minutes to pretty much get it anywhere. And she said, okay, is everything all right? I said, I need you to come home now. And so as she pulled up the chaplain from the jail, as well as the police officer were pulling up. And so she kind of was like, do you have the right house? And so they were like, yes. So she came in and I had to tell her, I couldn't even really talk. I sent a text to my mom and my dad and my sister who all lived here. And I said, I can't talk. This is what has happened. I know nothing. And so my dad was retired. He came over, my mom left work. She came over and we all just sat around the table for like, you know, it was probably a total of three hours, but again, a small town. I started to get text messages from people saying, I heard this is going on at the jail. I hope John's not working today. And so the first person, a good friend of mine who texted me that I said, oh, where did you hear that? And he said, well, people are talking about it in the staff room at work. And so it was at that point that I said to my mother -in -law, we have to call my two sister -in -laws who also live in town. I said, they're teachers. I said, we have to call them. They can't find out that this is going on, you know, at school through word of mouth. So my mother -in -law called them. They came over and we all sat around the table. And then I finally got a call from the superintendent saying that John had been released and that he was taking him to the hospital to get checked out. So we went there, we waited, we met the ambulance. I've never known a relief like that in my life. And we were there for a couple of hours as they ran some tests and x -rays, but you know, he was lucky that there was just some bruising and, you know, a black eye. He was pretty sore just from, you know, they had him handcuffed and things like that. So, but no broken bones, you know, no open wounds, anything like that. So that we were probably back home by, I'm going to say 8 30. So all in all, it was about a seven and a half hour ordeal. And then, and then, and then life kept going on. Yikes. That's a lot. Yeah. It's, you know, if you're, you know, if you're a corrections spouse or in that corrections world, you know, that's sort of your worst case scenario, your worst fear of, you know, a riot or something like that happening, you know?
A highlight from Bitcoin ETF Hype is Exaggerated w/ Andrew Horowitz | Investment Advisor
"All right, today we're going to be diving into some macro news, also get into a little bit of what's happening in DC and then towards the end, we'll get into a little bit of ETFs, some strategies and some things to look forward to in 2024. We're going to do it with a special guest. I think you guys will love it. My name is Paul Baron. Welcome back to Tech Path. Joining me today, of course, is a friend and a guest who's been on our show many times and that, of course, is Mr. Andrew Horowitz, president and founder, Horowitz & Company. Great to have you back. What's happened? It's been a while. How are you, Paul? It has been a while. I'm doing great. The markets are kind of a little crazy, but I think this is, with everything that's going on right now, not only in DC, but just globally from just the scenarios we're facing internationally, I think what's to be expected, I think it's at least, nothing's burnt down yet, so that's a good thing. At least yet. Good news. Yeah, good news. Success. Nothing's on fire that we know of other than, well, a few things. Let's talk about a few things that might be on fire and that, of course, is the U .S.'s credit rating, downgraded from Moody's, not necessarily looking that great and a looming shutdown right now. Obviously, Andrew, you being an investment advisor, you get a chance to work with a lot of high net worth individuals. What's their take on this? Are they concerned at all? What do you think is up? So it's interesting. I was watching, just to be clear, the Moody's move was really not a downgrade. It was more of a credit watch, which is equivalent to like a mini downgrade, if you want to call it that, but it's not a true downgrade. It's saying, it slapped us on it and it was all about just voicing the opinion of the bond rating agency of the dysfunction in Washington. And by the way, it doesn't take a genius or anybody that is doing anything in life to know that there is, that doesn't know that there's a severe dysfunction in Washington, D .C. Our political leaders cannot make a decision and they won't make a decision for any good reason other than the fact of what is politically expedient and good for themselves. And they're not really doing a good job for any of us, right? So okay, that being the state of where we are and the fact that we can't get a budget done, you know, we had to open the debt ceiling up for a year and a half to an unlimited amount of debt being pumped in if necessary, and the fact that they can't get the full resolution done on anything more than a continuing resolution to fund government is a problem, is that there's a functional dysfunction in Washington, kind of like the walking dead of politicians. So most people realize that they're not going to be terribly affected long term, even if we do shut down the parks, the various agencies. Those people are going to get their money when we reopen, eventually something will break and they will be a budget done. So it's this very strange time of a realization that there could be a downgrade. But in the end, what happens, what happens is, as Alan Greenspan would say, it doesn't matter what our rating is, we could always print as much money as we need to pay off all of our debts. The U .S. is not going to default. Yeah, well, but that's the truth. And that's what we've done. Well, yes. And of course, I think, you know, if you look at the spiraling national debt and the continued rise in that, I mean, at some point they have to be able to address this. Is there really any way out of this other than a complete pivot by Powell? There's no way. I can't see a way. You know, what do you do? You raise the, well, yeah, I'll give you the way, right? We all buckle down. We pay higher taxes. You and I are not in favor of that, are we? No, but that's what we do. We slow down the spending on excess and we spend, just like you would do as a business or an individual. If all of a sudden, you know, your salary is capped out at X, you don't spend X plus 20, unless you know you're going to get some money in the future, for whatever reason, whether it's, I don't care if it's an inheritance or whether you're gonna get a raise or a bonus or something else comes in, but that's not how the government operates. They operate on, listen, we're going to spend X, but that's what we plan probably to spend X times, you know, 20 % more. And then if it doesn't work out, what we'll do is just print money and figure our way out of it. And that's what we've been doing for a long time. We're debt dependent society. Sure, sure. With that being the case, you look at the potentials here. I was just looking at a tweet from Peter Schiff, obviously a big gold bug, Moody's lowered its rating, obviously, yes. Risks have been obvious for years on a treasury, it should be rated junk. If you hold them to maturity, guaranteed to lose, and the reason I want to show this is when you look at whether it's 10 -year treasuries or you look at something like gold or Bitcoin, obviously we've seen both of these assets in comparison to the S &P do very well this year. We're also getting ready to go into 2024, there's a lot of things happening in the blockchain industry and within the crypto markets that is probably going to shift around a little bit. You've also got a lot of technology that's been building over time. When you look at the markets like that and you see what people are expecting out of the S &P by the end of the year and through the first of next year, which people are, some analysts, anticipating an uptrend, what is your thought around the market condition right now? Do you feel like we've hit the bottom or is this something that we may see some more pain? Can we just go back to Peter Schiff for a second? Just for a moment. Peter Schiff, I know him well, he's been on my show many times. How many times is he going to be wrong with people just still believing him and wanting to believe him? I've known him for 15 years and it's been the same discussion over and over. The dollar is going to zero, the same thing. And why? He's talking his book. It's a good spiel and he has not been able to pivot off of that. Every once in a while, it looks like he's a flash of genius, right, that this is going to be. And it does make sense, by the way. What he says makes total sense. We haven't broken yet. We haven't broken anything yet. The Fed has been trying to tighten.
A highlight from The Mike and Mark Davis Daily Chat - 11/14/23
"Lots of channels. Nothing to watch. Especially if you're searching for the truth. It's time to interrupt your regularly scheduled programs with something actually worth watching. Salem News Channel. Straightforward, unfiltered, with in -depth insight and analysis from the greatest collection of conservative minds. Like Hugh Hewitt, Mike Gallagher, Sebastian Gorka, and more. Find truth. Watch 24 -7 on SNC .TV and on Local Now, Channel 525. 738 on this Tuesday, the 14th day of November. Lots of Texas political news. But I did get a chance to spend a moment there in the opening half hour saying that I grow weary of the moral fog. In fact, on Twitter just a couple of moments ago, in these fractured times, I'm glad to give a Democrat some credit. Democrat Senator Chris Coons, who is right on Israel, was confronted by this stooge pro -Hamas activist on a train who badgered him. Why not a ceasefire? Why not a ceasefire? Sometimes moral clarity is something that needs to be delivered in a certain fashion. I'd like to think I have it intellectually and conceptually. My buddy Mike Gallagher joins us, who had an experience yesterday that will bring that kind of clarity in the harshest but necessary terms. I just can't wait to see how this day went. It had to be amazing and I'm just so glad you're here and the floor is yours. And tell everybody what you got a chance to do yesterday. Well, it was something that no one would want to see. It was pretty brutal. It was worse than I thought it was going to be. Israel put together a 45 -minute sort of a collection of video and audio and still photographs. They were videos from the terrorists' GoPros and their cell phones. There were closed -circuit videos and there were audio intercepts. They got audio recordings of the terrorists calling their families. The IDF was able to tap into some of these calls where they were calling their parents excitedly, saying, I just killed 10 Jews with my bare hands, Mom. Your son is a hero. Your son is a hero, Aloha Akbar. And they're all joyful and ecstatic. A couple of takeaways. When you watch the brutality of the violence that they inflicted on these innocent men, women, children, elderly people, there are a couple of things that really stand out. Number one, the ecstasy and the joy that the Hamas terrorists experienced as they were killing people, including little babies in little onesies and little daisy outfits and cute little kids covered in blood, slaughtered brutally. And they were absolutely euphoric, Mark. That's the only word to use. It was ecstatic for them. They had such a joy. And I kept telling myself, there's no way they think that Jews are human. There's no way that they regard them as human beings. You couldn't do that to another human being and have that kind of satisfaction. I mean, let's face it. When you think about crime in America or crimes of passion or murders or robberies or whatever, what have you, normal people don't have euphoria when they cut somebody's head off. They don't get joyful and they don't call their moms and brag about it and say, look what I did. Look what I did. So number one, that's one of the big takeaways. And the other thing I kept thinking about, and it was a somber mood. It was at the Israeli embassy. There were a number of some media people there, some pastors. It was a gathering from the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews who we worked with closely right after the terror attack of October the 7th. About 60 people in the room, maybe 70. It was very somber. It was very well done. But as you can imagine, there were tears. There was crying. There was weeping. One pastor in front of me, in fact, he happens to be a pastor from Sarasota, not far from where I'm at right now. When it was over, he kind of flung himself down onto the ground and laid across the stage and was laying on his belly just heaving, just crying and sobbing. I mean, you're looking right at the face of the devil. You're looking at evil with this. And I kept thinking, Mark, how I wish the people marching at Columbia and Harvard and in Austin, how I wish they could see this video. From the river to the sea, you proud now? You proud now? I mean, you know, the one pastor, I spent some time, I pulled double duty after the show and then I did the screening at this embassy. And then I was asked to do an afternoon show for WAVA, which is a huge Christian teaching and talk station. Over in Arlington, yeah. Yep, the Arlington. And so Don Crow has been out on a medical leave and they asked me to fill in for him. And I had with me Bishop Lanier, who is the chairman of the board of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, as a very profound speaker, very eloquent, very, you know, just a great orator and a great man of the cloth. And he said, look, I don't think we're going to change their minds. We need to change our minds. We need to change what we say from the pulpit. We've got to stop the equivocation. Well, it's two sides here. People are dying on both sides. That is both -sides -ism of the worst possible stripe. It really is, Mark. And I just want to reiterate that because I don't know that Israel, listen, if Israel was guilty of any of the stuff that I saw yesterday, that I experienced, and again, I'm not trying to be melodramatic. It's one of the most painful things I've ever, ever encountered. I mean, and I'll spare you gory details. You can imagine how bad it was. I mean, you already have seen some of it, you know, lining up on the streets and just shooting into cars of innocent passengers trying to drive down the street. But there was one scene in particular that got to me the most. I do want to share it with you. There was a father alone with his sons. The mother was gone, and it was in the kibbutz. They did a horrible massacre in this kibbutz, which is like a Jewish religious holy neighborhood, you know. But they're beautiful little homes. I mean, oh, their homes were so cute and decorated and, you know, plants on the porches and everything. And they were meticulously taken care of. So here's this father in the house, and it's all captured on the family's closed -circuit video. So they had like a ring system all throughout the house and outside, and it was all captured. So the father is with these two boys. I would guess the one little boy was about seven or eight. The other one was probably 11 or 12. And the little boys were in their underwear. And the shots ring out, and the father, they're all terrified, and the father desperately tries to protect his children. He scoops them both up, and they run into the backyard, and they go into a little shed that's in the backyard. It looked like a little gardening shed. And you see a Hamas terrorist come around the corner and casually pull the pit off of a grenade and throw the grenade in the shed. And it blows up, and the father immediately slumps out of the shed dead. You could tell he's instantly dead. But the two little boys are alive, and they come running out in their underwear. The one boy, you can see it looks like his eye is missing. He is terrified. The two little boys are crying, Daddy, Daddy, Mommy, Mommy. They go into the kitchen. Now the closed -circuit video picks them up in the kitchen where they're talking to each other. And they said to each other, and it's all translated, of course, and they said, Is this real? Is this real? I think we're going to die. Daddy died. Daddy died. Where's Mommy? Where's Mommy? And then the one little boy turns to his brother, his little brother, and says, Can you see out of that eye? He says, No, I can't. And he looks at him, and you can see that it looks like his whole side of his face was injured from the grenade. And he says, You can't? You can't? You can't see? He goes, No, I can't see anything out of my eye. And the little boys are crying, and they're calling for their Mommy. And then the closed -circuit shifts back to the backyard where a kibbutz security guard, actually two security guards, have escorted the mother to the property. She had been away. So they take her to the back of the shed where her dead husband is laying. She is now in anguish and screaming and collapsing and screaming, Where are my boys? Where are my boys? At the same time, the two boys, they run out of the house in the front, trying to escape. And Lord knows what fate they met. I don't have a whole lot of high hope that they made it. And I'd like to look into that. I'm going to follow up with my friends at the fellowship to see if those boys were reunited with their mother. But that's the human suffering that I wish people who seem to dehumanize Jews would see. It was eye -opening. I'm glad I did it. I'm honored that I did it. I'm glad you did, too. I'm so glad. But it was awful. And I wouldn't want anybody to see it. For people who – and sometimes you can hear people in your headphones and hear people driving around. And I want to give a voice to people saying we could show a horrible video of a Palestinian child to whom something terrible has happened, and that is undeniably true.
Monitor Show 15:00 11-14-2023 15:00
"I don't like you, because you can prescribe yourself. Oh, wait a minute. They're going to get up again. Hold the mic. You have time. This is what the American people are seeing today instead of an effort to fund the government, which apparently also will happen before this day is over. Yeah, about an hour and a half, Joe. 420. Is there another one? There was a third one, right? That's the vote. Yeah. We'll talk about it on Balance of Power later. Meet Kayleigh and I, Balance of Power, Bloomberg TV, five o 'clock, because Bloomberg Business Week starts right now. Broadcasting 24 hours a day at Bloomberg .com and the Bloomberg Business Act, this is Bloomberg Radio. This is Bloomberg Business Week, insight from the reporters and editors who bring you America's most trusted business magazine, plus global business finance and tech news as it happens. Bloomberg Business Week with Karol Masur and Tim Stenebeck on Bloomberg Radio. And a very good afternoon, everybody, live from the Bloomberg Interactive Brokers Studio on YouTube and Bloomberg Originals, Karol Masur, Tim Stenebeck, Tuesday, November 14th. Everything is totally awesome. Yeah. I mean, as long as CPI comes in just a tenth of a percentage point below what analysts had expected, Karol. But everybody was expecting another maybe, you know. Then it's all good. I know. It's all good. Hey, listen, check it out. I mean, S &P 500 rally on track for its tenth day to close above its 200 -day moving average markets and a Fed that could be possibly, maybe, let's ask, Alice in Wonderland could be done. I don't know. But it's top of mind this Tuesday. We're going to get into the trade in just a moment. One thing, though, Tim, worrying global investors or has certainly been on the minds of U .S. investors, maybe everybody, is U .S. bonds and the U .S. fiscal house specifically. So on that, we are expecting a U .S. house vote on a temporary funding plan later today. Folks, we're not done yet.
A highlight from LST9 The Passion of St. Therese The Letters of St. Therese of Lisieux with Fr. Timothy Gallagher Discerning Hearts Podcast
"The asserting hearts .com in cooperation with the oblates of the Virgin Mary presents the letters of St. Therese of the suit with Father Timothy Gallagher Father Gallagher is a member of the oblates of the Virgin Mary a religious community dedicated to retreats and spiritual direction according to the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola He is featured on several series found on the eternal word television network He is also author of numerous books on the spiritual teachings of St. Ignatius of Loyola and the venerable Bruno Lanteri founder of the oblates of the Virgin Mary as well as other works focused on aspects of the spiritual life The letters of St. Therese of the suit with Father Timothy Gallagher, I'm your host Chris McGregor So this is May 9th of her final year she dies September 30th The symptoms are not yet at their worst. It's tuberculosis. It was tuberculosis that would take her life We've mentioned earlier from a very early age Therese, she had bronchitis every winter and she had whooping cough very often For several years the sisters had already noticed that her voice would get hoarse in the morning and in the evening Her cousin Marie who was the daughter of the pharmacist and whose letters are very helpful because she has a bit of the Doctor's eye and she describes more clearly than any of the others the symptoms Therese is undergoing as she's writing to family members and others They were worried. They could see that something was not right and a year earlier on Holy Thursday and Good Friday. She has that coughing up of blood Which almost incredibly was not taken as seriously as it should have been Now Therese herself to be fair in all of this Therese herself is in part if we can say this of a saint to blame because She minimized the symptoms she hid them as long as she could in fact when she had that bleeding She never said anything to her sister Pauline who only found out much later because she didn't want them worrying about herself and She struggled to keep up with the discipline and the the daily or Arrium and so forth of the monastery Carry out her tasks even at times just even to walk up the steps. She would almost have to stop at each step She would go through the day with fever and chills all of this has been going on but The symptoms will get to their worst in August where she has a month of excruciating pain But the tuberculosis is progressive and what it's doing is it's eating up the lungs and it's progressively getting harder and harder for her to breathe So a book by this Bishop whom I mentioned as perhaps the primary scholar of Therese He's not a dry academic he loves her and he writes well about her and with great knowledge This book is entitled the passion of Therese of this year, and it's by Bishop Guy Gaucher G -a -u -c -h -e -r And in one chapter in this book, he describes the symptoms that Therese undergoes with the tuberculosis So he entitles this section here from Therese words. I didn't expect to suffer like this. Oh Some of the remedies that were done and Therese bore them She knew they were going to be useless She's like her mother in this. Zelie never had much faith in the remedies The doctors would offer. Of course medicine was not at its present level at that time I'll only mention one of them which is just kind of hard for us to imagine It was called pointe de feu points of fire and what would happen was they thought to increase circulation to help the body a Needle would be heated to where it was red -hot and it would be applied to the skin of the person and Therese had this done several times up to 500 applications of these needles like this Now you can imagine the condition in which she would return to her her room or her infirmary the infirmary She bore all of these things, you know gives a whole new meaning to her expression about thousand little pinpricks. Oh My goodness, is that a possibility of something that I mean in that experience, I mean it gives it a whole new dimension, doesn't it? Well, it's really hard for us to imagine You know the kinds of things that end and diet foods that were just very difficult for her to eat and so forth You know it was and some other things I won't get into all the details But part of her martyrdom is really the only word for it Was the medical attention such as it was that she was given because she was also left without medical help At times when she desperately needed it and also morphine was available to sedate pain But the superior never allowed it now to be fair to the superior when she later herself She died of cancer a very painful death. She would not use it herself It was just considered something that nuns would not use, you know So it was not as though she was simply being cruel to Torres and although in effect it meant that Torres bore excruciating pain with no mitigation at all in these last months of her life But it was not necessarily out of bad will There were also other things involved There was a doctor who was the regular doctor for the Carmel and who was a friend of the superior and good man One of his sons was a priest But when he was away at times a family doctor that this actually was the husband that her cousin Jean married Could have come and helped but the superior just really didn't didn't want that So especially during that month of August when she went through the worst of her pain She had no medical attention during that time. Can I ask you this? I mean What would those sisters going through her blood sister is going through watching this? With this superior that didn't seem to be responsive. I It was terrible. In fact Surreptitiously on a few occasions they mixed a little morphine into drinks and things they did the best they could To try to help her in that situation. This was Torres of the child Jesus and of the holy face very much It's her passion. That's the title of this book that we're quoting So I'm just going to list the symptoms now these symptoms as I'm as I'm saying We're not yet at this stage in May when the letter that we're reading was written But they indicate throughout this time to res continued to respond to letters there was a seminarian Maurice Belair and The very nice book has been written on this by Bishop Patrick Ahern. That's Maurice resin Maurice the story of a love a seminarian who was really struggling Wrote to the Carmel asked if a sister could pray for him the prioress asked her as to do this So in this last year and a half or so of her life You have this handful of letters that he writes And then her response. It's always the same he respites rights discouraged by his failures He writes back to encourage him. God is calling you to be a saint. I know it you can do it But especially for this I'll just quote this one instance because his need was so great in the midst of these kinds of pains And with a trembling hand with the pencil Torres would write sometimes even lengthy responses to these people So that's when you read them on a page. It looks like they're nice Sedate letters that that was not the case All right to describe the symptoms of the tuberculosis So the bishop says fever and profuse sweating for six months So that does include this may that we're looking at Torres suffered from a fever which fluctuated Sometimes her back was burning like fire Sometimes she was perspiring so much. She became dehydrated Digestive troubles Torres suffered frequently from nausea often losing her meals even before she became bedridden The doctor prescribed milk for her. She had never liked it. She could not digest it She continued to take it forced it down knowing what would happen Respiratory troubles as the tuberculosis spread through the lungs Torres suffered pains first in her right shoulder and arms then in her left side the continual cough emaciation Strikingly when you look at the photos of Torres and this is typical from what I've read about this her face looks unchanged Her face looks healthy and all the photos that you see and in fact This was one reason why many of the sisters didn't really believe she was very ill to look at her She seemed fine So she didn't get a lot of sympathy from many in the Carmel as as she went through this But underneath the habit she was becoming a skeleton Normally the face of a person suffering from tuberculosis takes on certain characteristics, but Torres face remained almost the same Her voluminous Carmelite habit hid her thin thinness and her face was full Only her thin hands betrayed her That's all you could see through the habit and gave the lie to the healthy look and the emaciation itself caused various afflictions weakness powerlessness and distress People suffering from tuberculosis like this obviously would have deep emotional discouragement and depression and pain They did the prodigious remedies customary at the time but ridiculous today do anything to alleviate all this suffering Basically the answer to that is no that they really didn't do much Right, that's and of course add to this that Torres is in the heart of the spiritual darkness at this point Which is centered on? This sense powerful in her that heaven is not real that when we die everything is over and She is making more acts of faith as she'll say than ever in her life at this point She writes these lovely poems about eternal life the sisters comment on it and she says I am writing about what I wish to believe So she is this is a martyrdom, you know This is a passion that Torres is going through and that's the context of this letter that she's writing So this is the second Person this case already ordained a priest that she was asked to accompany spiritually and it was a father Adolph Rulong Who was destined for the missions in China where he actually spent 13 years? He stopped by the Carmel at one point can't say that he and Torres actually saw each other because the grill was in between Although they tried to work it so that Torres was the last one.
A highlight from Real Estate Agents 5 Year Guide To Become A Millionaire
"Welcome to Real Estate Coaching Radio, starring award -winning real estate coaches and number one international bestselling authors, Tim and Julie Harris. This is the number one daily radio show for realtors looking for a no BS, authentic, real time coaching experience. What's really working in today's market, how to generate more leads, make more money, and have more time for what you love in your life. And now your hosts, Tim and Julie Harris. Welcome back. Julie and I are going to be presenting to you over the next few days, our real estate agents five year guide to become a millionaire, a big lofty title, but I'm sure you'll agree after you hear today's show, especially as we get into some of the points that you will understand this is a path forward that all of you can be taking, even in this crazy real estate market with all this sort of salacious headlines that are happening now. Does not matter. This is the path that many of our coaching clients have followed and to some extent that Julie and I did as well. So we are absolutely positive when you follow this path, you know, adjusting accordingly, depending on your own experiences, you will find what you're after in terms of financial freedom. And I think it's good, Julie, at this point that we do like a lot of people get stuck on the words like millionaire and rich and all the rest of it. And so let's simplify it all that means. And again, don't worry about if you don't necessarily, if you have a reaction to a specific word, if it maybe conjures up negative emotions or feelings or any of these types of things, some of you are thinking, well, how the hell can the word millionaire actually conjure up anything other than positivity? Well, there are people out there who are a little bit repulsed by the idea of a certain of some people having more than others, right? I mean, the whole 1 % conversation just to sort of, I think, draw a line out of that. But really, the goal should be in our humble opinions should be for you to be rich and you no longer actually have to work for your money. That's it, where your money is coming in on autopilot every month from having actually, you know, and where's that money come from investments, it can come from rental property come from exp revenue share, come from all different sources. But what's important is, in order to get there in the first place, you have to build a successful ATM machine. In other words, you have to build a successful real estate practice. And then you have to run a very profitable real estate practice. And then with that profit, then you can reinvest into things that make you passive income. Now, I know that was a lot in a very short period of time. But after you've listened to these, this three part series, you will understand clearly I think a lot of you are going to have a massive sense of relief. That's right. So we're going to give you a specific practical and tactical plan in order to meet or exceed your goals in real estate career and ultimately in your life in five years or less. As Tim said, you can adjust accordingly based on your own experience level, your skill set, and maybe your goal is to be a half millionaire. Maybe it's to be, you know, double that. So you can adjust. Julie still has her allergies, obviously. So what we're going to do today is we're going to go through what we don't want for you and what we do want for you. And I'm going to start out right away with what we don't want for you. We don't want you to be burned out, broken and beholden to other people or companies controlling your success.
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A highlight from Chinese Communist Bitcoin Miners? And Lobbying For Bitcoin Mining W/ Dennis Porter
"Welcome back to the mining pod on this week's show. We're joined by Dennis Porter of the Satoshi Action Group to discuss Bitcoin mining and Politics we're mainly focused on the national security concerns when it comes to Bitcoin mining So we discussed with Dennis about moving into state houses and lobbying on behalf of the Bitcoin mining industry as a note Dennis is throwing a dinner at the end of this week on Friday at the North American blockchain summit Be sure to use promo code mining pod to get 25 % off your ticket. We'll be seeing you down in Fort Worth Do you have dinner plans November 17th? Well you do now down in Fort Worth, Texas at the North American blockchain summit Satoshi Action Group is hosting a dinner along with a lot of our friends in the Bitcoin mining industry You can join us November 17th at 6 30 p .m By going to Satoshi dinner calm and using promo code mining pod to get 25 % off your ticket again That's Satoshi dinner calm use code mining pod to get 25 % off your ticket. We'll be seeing you there Did you know that you can make more money by merge mining other networks check out make more money mining dot -com for information on bits 300 and 301 a proposal to bring more revenue to Bitcoin miners through side chains and merge mining called drive chains increase your mining revenues And learn more about participating in Bitcoin governance by visiting make more money mining dot -com Are you a miner who wants to activate Bitcoin improvements check out activation dot watch see what Bitcoin improvements the Bitcoin community? Developers and miners are considering and show support by signaling for one of many bits up for consideration activation dot watch Is your mining operation happening ready take control of your own future with the right energy strategy Link coin energy training platform is a tool used by miners to design monitor and seamlessly orchestrate sophisticated energy strategies within electricity markets such as or caught New York and PJM avoid penalties Participate demand response programs and capture hundreds of thousands of dollars per megawatt per year by deploying the right block and index strategy secure your competitive edge at link coin calm Are you a retail or institutional investor interested in Bitcoin mining companies the minor mag brings you free data and analysis from all major Nasdaq listed Bitcoin mining operations to know who stands out check out visualize metrics and data dependent stories at the minor mag Welcome back to the mining pod. Dennis is joining me today. Dennis Porter. Welcome to the show. How are you today? I'm doing excellent. Just coming back from a break. So are ready to dive into a jam -packed week of back -to -back calls Yeah, nice and tan back from your travels, right? Yeah, this is as tan as I get too So it's like, you know, ten days ten days in the Sun and this is as good as it gets So just everyone's prepared for that Are you ready to jump back into the Bitcoin grind or did you like really stop when you were vacationing? I oh, I never really truly fully stopped working the tweets keep coming, huh? Yeah It's an unfortunate byproduct of working in a 24 -7 365 non -stop nascent ever faster moving Industry that is Bitcoin Bitcoin mining when it combines two crazy worlds the one that I work in which is Bitcoin Bitcoin mining side which is the 24 -7 365 thing and then it's the Political realm which is just a total mess all the time. So it's a great combo. Yeah, I remember talking I want to stay sane Yeah, exactly my point. I was about to make you took the words out my mouth I remember talking to you like a year ago about the political side of things I was like, I don't know why anyone would ever want to get in that world at all. You're like, oh, I love it I love the I love the pool. I love being in the midst of it and still today don't get it Probably won't ever but I'm glad there's people like you who care about it And we you know agree on most things when it's firstly when it comes to Bitcoin mining so glad that's there Okay was transition over to Satoshi Action Fund. So you're the president and CEO you founded it. It's been two years Or so, it's a little over a year. We launched in June of last year and I am yeah I'm the president CEO I say CEO and president of Satoshi Action I'm there are two organizations now actually one is Satoshi Action Fund and one is Satoshi Action Education one I'm the CEO of and one of the president of so for simplicity's sake we just say it's all under the Satoshi Action umbrella But yeah, it's been going really really well We've had a ton of success and I'm sure we'll jump into that But I launched that in June of last year and we've been off to the races ever since Yeah, let's go into a little bit and then we have much more talking to show specifically We brought you on to talk about all the recent headlines with like rural Bitcoin mining and like the pushback We had a New York Times article about that there's some stuff in Arkansas going on So we'll get to that probably towards the second half of the show But let's talk about Satoshi Action Fund some wins recently and then maybe like a little more Flushed out what you guys are trying to to work on is like the product if you could say that for I guess a lobbying organization Yeah, yeah I mean it's good and that's that's probably one good area to start though with when it talk what comes talking about Satoshi Action is The one big difference between us and let's say like a lobbying organization or even a trade association Is that we don't we don't actually like do most of the lobbying. In fact, we hire lobbyists and we don't have members We have donors like more or less the premise of Satoshi Action Is that if you believe in the mission that we have pursued which is to make the United States? One of the best places in the world to be a Bitcoin miner or to be a Bitcoin er Then you want to support us if you agree with you know having the opportunity to stay here in America That's thriving off of this new technology versus being forced to move abroad You know that again is why I created Satoshi Action I think it's why people buy buy into the vision and the mission of what we're doing but we're very very structured very very different from from any of these other organizations that you might see out there and Once we launched Satoshi Action, the first thing that we wanted to do was try to go out there and show Right off the bat. What could we do? How could we be successful? How could we show that we can be effective because one of the most dangerous things that you can do with a political organization is You know get out there do all this, you know, make all this noise and then you don't produce any results You can do that a couple times you can even do it for years But eventually people will grow tired and they will move on and they will want to hear from someone else They will want to see someone else produce results There's definitely two the unfortunate part about politics Is there sort of two things you have to do one is you do have to produce results and the other is you have to? market your results market even what you're trying to do so that you can get people to buy into that they should buy into what you're trying to accomplish and fund essentially fund your operation because 100 almost 100 percent aside from our like You know, two three little s19 miners that we have plugged in that were donated to us The vast majority of our money comes from either donations or people that we get to come to our events was essentially a form of a donation So we rely a lot on on our donors to support the work that we do on a constant basis But right away we wanted to make sure that we were proving to our donors that we were having success So we said, okay, what can we do? We we got to the drawing board right away We brought on Eric Peterson who is our current policy director. Who's a wizard on the policy world and We had my two co -founders Mandy and Syria and we sat down we were like, alright, what are we gonna do? We started crafting public policy model policy For the Bitcoin Bitcoin mining space and what that means is that we created sort of like this like, okay here is a Example of a bill you could pass in your state that helps you advance this industry You know what we would do is we'd go in we'd say okay We have this great bill that we wrote up and we think you should pass it It'll really help you and they'll say like, you know, why would you want me to do that? Like we go in we pitch we say okay Bitcoin mining is great for jobs Great for local investment grid stability environmental cleanup the ability to enhance green and renewable energy projects really any energy project But policymakers particularly like when you can help solve some of the problems with green energy And then we win then we give them that bill the most popular of those bills that we did We know we have four of them Two of them have sort of moved or I should say three of them have moved around like have been introduced Or been worked on at the state level So far only one has passed into law which is a very big accomplishment but not to say only one but yeah I'm pretty yeah, it's pretty big deal Yeah, just one. It's just one of dates. So yeah so in then, um that bill ended up being called our right to mine bill initially originally was called the Digital Protection Act and then it transformed into becoming the rights mind bill and essentially that bill just protects Bitcoin miners from various forms of discrimination We saw real -time discrimination taking place across the country and we created real -time protections for that form of discrimination And we ended up being able to pass that bill into law in two states, Arkansas and Montana in fact in Montana is one of the states where Two things happen one. We actually saw some of the discrimination taking place where I don't know if you heard of the Missoula County there Where they changed the zoning laws and they like went drove a twenty million dollar bank when mining operation completely bankrupt because of it so Completely wiped them out all because they were concerned about things that were not true about Bitcoin mining, you know environmental concerns Oftentimes we see at the local level not necessarily in Montana But a big one is a concern is around Chinese mining particularly CCP mining I should say not Chinese owned but just that they're concerned that the CCP controls them So we saw real -time discrimination taking place in Montana We solved that problem the other problem. The other thing we discovered while we're there that we learned is That we can add things to this bill And we'll get into sort of like where we got to from that point But it was an important moment in the history of Satoshi action We added in a ban on any additional taxes on Bitcoin when uses a form of payment Which is critical because in the state of Montana, you know If you let's say you sell me a car like they'll tax that like peer -to -peer transaction Let's tax it like right off the top. So if I just sell you some Bitcoin or pay you in Bitcoin They would do the same thing. They'd be like, oh are we you owe us a tax for that? So we banned that which was great. And um, yeah, we'll talk about a little later but that was our big initial success huge success a small tear came down my eye when I When I passed my first bill into law Eric was like, you know done 10 ,000 times So he didn't he didn't really care as much but it was it was a big moment But I was like, we've done it. We've done it, you know, like he was like, ah Alright now I'm time for the next one right? So yeah right to mine. How'd you guys come up with that? It's like a very it's very catchy right and it's hard to argue against that Yeah, I don't know. I just can't use Brilliant top ahead. Okay, I came up with it sent it to I sent it to someone and said hey You should call this right to mine. I didn't even we didn't publicize it a really large news account I said hey just call it right to mine. That makes more sense. Yeah, and they did and then it just took off. Yes It was interesting for sure it's very amenable in a good way Okay, so you guys have passed some bills you're creating like this donor network to be able to to move it forward You've told me about a few wins here. I want to hear about some of like the obstacles which you already kind of alluded to so and we'll get to that later in the show the discrimination which we're seeing pop up right now, whether it be Chinese Bitcoin miners who are being Unfairly maligned for being associated with the CCP or not. And then also just like other Bitcoin miners who are unwelcome in certain areas But to the obstacles, what are some things that you've sort of like learned about why you come through this process creating Satoshi Action Fund and moving forward into these different these different State houses to lobby on behalf of Bitcoin Yeah, I would say that an overarching theme to the work that we do is that Things can go wrong very quickly and can be can be unrecoverable. They can be recoverable, but they can also be unrecoverable You know politics is very much like the real world so when real -world actions occur, there will be Consequences or there will be you know, either good or bad, right? You'll have good things or bad things happen because of real -world actions I'll give an example of a positive real -world example that Leads to us to do where we are today having a lot of success and that is the current consistent worry and fear around central bank digital currencies, so for some reason Which I definitely am aware of I Can't share too much on the story but definitely aware of a lot of Americans became very very concerned around central bank digital currencies and so Eventually, what happened was you had governors across the country including Governor Noem and Governor DeSantis eventually Working to ban central bank digital currencies at the state level There was this big huge kerfuffle around it and everyone was like doing everything they could to like stake their claim Literally Governor Noem took out like a steel Stamp of like a veto stamp and was like like stamped it into the bill. Like it was very it was very cool Actually, I loved it. Um so all of a sudden this like firestorm picks up where central bank digital currencies become this thing that Generally, I would say conservatives are against or Republicans are against but like really really opposed to like hyper opposed to it more so than I have seen anything in the The crypto space broadly I would I would consider CC central bank digital currencies to sort of be adjacent to the to the crypto space and because of that fervent Fear and concern around central bank digital currencies we've actually been able to use it as an effective way to demonstrate the value of Bitcoin because What happened was initially when they said Oh central bank digital currencies are a problem people started to say oh Well Bitcoin is a digital currency Is that also going to have the same problems as a CBDC and of course, we know we started education right away No These things are like way way different and then we just started to realize that it was best to classify them as polar opposites because they literally are like one is You know authoritarian sort of at least you when used on the retail level go ahead Yeah, send a CBDC between a bank or an institution. I don't I don't care at all force it on individuals In the United States without proper regular regulations and regulatory frameworks and then all of a sudden you have something that could be used in a way that you know is Sort of unimaginable to some extent to manipulate human behavior. So We started saying okay, these things are opposite and now when we're going into these states and we're saying okay, you should pass this bill It's pro Bitcoin. Also, it's anti CBDC people are like, oh hell yeah, let's go like we want to pass that bill So that's what that's one positive example of like how real -world things have had a really positive impact on what we're doing There's a lot of headwinds around creating or doing anything that you can to oppose CBDCs and so and as we pitch Bitcoin Bitcoin mining and You know all of our digital asset policy where there's always that thought in mind of how can we tie this into? Concerns around CBDCs which are valid and are linked We are not making some sort of leap here Bitcoin and CBDCs couldn't possibly be more more polar opposite. Gotcha Tell tell me about the some other stories Involving I have one video in mind of you going to Montana and speaking in front of Yeah, and there was someone before you who was just like going off and like kind of rabid It was good. And then you came in after and like kind of calmly presented some is Counter information this typically how the process is? Because I just think you are basically working in like the Parks and Rec version of Bitcoin. You have to like go deal like these Officials and like they don't know anything about it and they're like China bad Bitcoin bad That's that's my understanding every time I see this which is a really unfair characterization of it, but it's also it's stuck in my mind So lay it on yeah. No, it's it's you got you got it. You nailed it, right? Is the funnest example of Just how wild that can be out there So we go and we are getting ready to testify and every time we testify You know Especially because it's around Bitcoin mining we do get some sort of pushback usually at the local level typically from environmental groups Which is unfortunate because there's so much. I mean everybody knows in the mining space There are so many benefits from the methane component to balancing renewables to balancing the grid there's so many benefits that the You know Bitcoin mining space can offer to those that have come from even staunchly environmental the staunchly environmental realm so Needless to say there was two Opponents strong opponents to the bill one was a gal from an environmental group. She didn't get too out of control but the second guy he was a young a young gentleman from from Montana not originally and he worked at UCLA and he Was very opposed to Bitcoin and he started to go on this like speech like this really long drawn -out like monologue and Eventually at one point he says that that Montana will will like Die on the cross of Bitcoin essentially, right? It'll burn on the cross of Bitcoin I can't remember the exact word he uses but it's like very extreme very dramatic and Then he goes on to say that people are dying because of Bitcoin mine houses. I wish the camera was on me There's these cameras in every single Hearing room generally speaking every state Capital building when you're testifying in front of these hearings like they have cameras just like DC but obviously a lot lower tech But I just remember when he said that people are dying because of it He was so people are dying because of Bitcoin. He was so serious about it I just remember looking down my notes and just my face looked looking up at him was like So confused and I just wish the camera would have caught it because it would have been a perfectly it would have been a meme Like forever, but yeah, fortunately, there's a lot of great policymakers out there and actually, you know sometimes you love to rag on these guys, but You know, they do a good job a lot of these guys. They do a good job one guy asks him he says You know, he tries to run out actually that's part of the stories and this is important part of the story So let me backtrack so he finishes his speech. He tries to leave right away, which you don't do never do very rude tries to leave And as he gets to the door one of the people was like hey before you go even you usually we do questions at the End let's have you do some questions right now. We want to be able to talk to you a little bit Bring him back up to the podium He's like now son You made some pretty egregious claims there around Bitcoin mining Do you have anything to back up the statement that Bitcoin mining is killing people and the guy just is like well I don't have it here with me, but I can I can get it to you and He just like this this guy just is like, I mean you gotta remember this you see you sell a guy's like 22 years old he's a kid. Yeah Great great on him though. Great. Love the love the getting active at a young age, but he's just like son if You're gonna come in here and make egregious claims. You better have something to back it up and The kid just was like so upset like cuz he just got he's gave this great speech And he wanted to just walk out like drop the mic and walk out So he just blew him up I was anyways, it was it was definitely the most entertaining moments in the entire history of my experience And it's only been a year and a half So I I'm really looking forward to other stories that I can tell in the future Please catalog all these because I just like very Specifically remember watching that entire video and laughing pretty hard because it was it was pretty funny Okay, let's keep diving into this a little bit more. What have you been seeing in a lobbying front? That's been sort of helpful that you would encourage other people to look at we've had the call lines We've had the emails. We've had people going speaking to people I Think for the Bitcoin community we can all take like a breather and be like a lot of what we've been doing has not been working What has been working to speak with these people in state houses who need to learn about Bitcoin because Bitcoin's coming their backyard What has been working from your year and a half of doing this actively and putting boots on the ground? The things that have helped the most are Well, first of all getting clear of FTX collapse. I mean that is this is what I just tweeted this out yesterday. It's like I Still can't believe that we passed two bills into law in the middle of that collapse and it was a very testy time in the space so getting clear of FTX is Only gonna help us the other is just the way we Approach the conversation around Bitcoin and Bitcoin mining the way we pitch it is that we really focus on the benefits We do not talk about the technical side We do not try to explain how Bitcoin or Bitcoin mining works We give a very brief overview if they want more information Of course, we will dive deeper with them and we are very good at doing that you always have to be ready for those questions, but It's very important to just keep it as simple as possible Most of these policymakers have not made up their minds at all about any of this stuff They hear it in the news over there. They're their nephews trading crypto You know, like they're it's like they've got stuff all over the place, you know, you got some hardline anti -crypto anti -bitcoin Democrats You know, you've got some vocal Republicans, but they're not really like hardline yet. Like there's just not a lot of like really built -in statements or viewpoints on this on this technology and So what we do is we just go in and we say okay like Out of everything you've heard a lot of some of it is true some of it is not but most importantly what we're here to do is try to explain to you the value of Bitcoin mining for your state so we pitch Bitcoin mining and we it's a five benefits I mentioned earlier it can bring jobs local investment great stability Environmental cleanup and the ability to enhance green and renewable energy projects and out of those five No one ever says anything bad about it But out of those five usually a policy maker will say oh What kind of jobs does it make or like, you know, oh I I didn't know it could clean up the environment it's like an instant like gateway to being able to have a conversation about something they care about because usually you're hitting on something there like if it's not the economy if It's not the environment if it's not energy like at the local state level like those topics are huge Because the vast majority of energy policy is set at the state level. The vast majority of job creation is done at the state level And then a lot of this these like sort of decisions around how much green energy they're going to be building done at the state Level a lot of environmental stuff done in the state level Yeah, DC throws around big pockets big buckets of money at everybody and they certainly have regulations But a lot of these decisions are made by local state policymakers And so they care if they care a lot about these issues probably themselves, but also their voters care a lot about those issues Particularly the jobs one comes up a lot because we we know in the mining space that we create a lot of rule And jobs and jobs and economically depressed zones where it's very difficult to create jobs nearly impossible to create like long -lasting jobs So the moment you say oh we create jobs in rural areas. They're like boom the brain turns on like well How do you do that? Because that's really important to me As an example in New Hampshire, we've I've been there a few times now In the there's an area called the North Country. There's like no jobs It's a whole thing like they call it jobs for the North Country is like one of their pitches So when we go there and we talk about Bitcoin mining, we're like jobs for the North Country jobs for the North Country It's because it's true and it's something they care a lot about so that yeah, that's that's generally how we pitch it We do not talk about Too much about Bitcoin in the past We haven't talked too much about Bitcoin to the extent that it's like oh you're gonna need this because it's good as hedge for inflation or XYZ like we sort of stay away from that and focus on things that Like mining that we know will deliver value now, we've expanded our policy. We've expanded the way that we that we talk about it But we haven't gone into this new legislative cycle yet So yeah, that was all done everything that we just talked about that we've done and that we have done It was done in early 2023. We prep for it in early 20 or in late 2022 Now we are prepping for 2024 in late 2023 So we got we sort of have an idea of where things are gonna go and what we're gonna do and we're in a really Great position. In fact, we could be active in up to 20 states we probably won't be active in that many but we have the opportunity to be active in up to 20 states and as a Form of context we only introduced law or excuse me introduced policy in seven states, so we were only able to actually convince seven states to Try to pass our bills Whereas like this cycle, I think that number will be closer to like 10 or 15 only seven states That sounds like a lot of airline miles to me so it can be yeah. Yeah, this seems seems like a lot of work Okay, so we got a lot of that laid out Let's go and talk about some of the more aggressive headlines We've seen recently and we're speaking about the New York Times article that dropped to believe a week ago for listeners Check out that in the show notes will include that I think we also talked about the news roundup last week Essentially, there's a Cheyenne Wyoming based Bitcoin miner They are owned and operated by a Chinese national group that has some ties according to the New York Times to the Chinese Communist Party essentially the story boiled down to Microsoft is near this plant it's Bitcoin mining plant the US government has a missile siloed nearby an Air Force base nearby and Microsoft is worried that this Bitcoin mining base could be used for foreign intelligence reasons Then we also have the story down in Arkansas, which we'll get down to in a second But let's start with this first one this this thing with Chinese nationalist groups Bitcoin mining obviously to to you and I is more of an energy game and it's very simple, right? It's just like plugging machine. Let it hash I'm gonna collect some Bitcoin and then there's those five benefits you talked about to outsiders though. They're not thinking about that They're thinking about all these people coming into rural areas and even foreign investment Has that been a struggle when you've been talking to lobbyists groups or talking to people in state houses have they brought this up to you? Yeah, definitely it's um, it's a major concern I would say Most Americans like average American especially rural Americans care a lot about the encroachment of the CCP on on the United States from from a physical perspective so like from a geographical perspective they don't like the idea of a CCP owned controlled or even highly influenced business You know being next to them and then definitely not being in and around me sort of military installations I believe the location in Cheyenne is near a Also, is that the one that's also near a nuclear plant or a nuclear missile site as well? So yeah, something like that Yeah, so I share the concern like that I think the premise is like Do you want foreign adversaries to be in and around any sort of? Military installation any sort of critical infrastructure You know generally I like my stance is like I'm very like pro people coming here starting their businesses You know trying to accomplish the American dream, but at the same time We also have to be concerned about whether or not those businesses have strong links to You know the CCP or you know A lot of people care a lot about also like Russian oligarchs and their ability to influence America American politics American infrastructure you know the big argument today is that the electrical infrastructure is a critical part of national security and That we need to be doing everything we can to protect it and I agree I think that's important all of those things are important that we should we should keep an eye on them The the thing that I don't like is when the New York Times tried to spin this article as if like Bitcoin mining was some sort of like really powerful tool in the hands of the CCP like next to these sites I don't think it really matters what business was there.
What Inspired Ciara Lynch to Transition From Marketer to Dairy Farmer?
"So learning a little bit about your background Ciara I know that about four years ago now you've made that career transition away from being like I said in marketing in corporate this big kind of glamorous high -flying life you were in client services and you know even traveling globally for work and then you transitioned into being a full -time dairy farmer and I suppose I just love like it's not a pivot I suppose that a lot of people maybe make so I just love to understand what were some of the influences that led you to make that change. I suppose there's there's I suppose multiple influences the first the most important one is my husband is a dairy farmer I suppose I would see him in the mornings kicking up his heels and kind of jumping across the hedge to go to work while I sat on the m50 for the back part of you know an hour an hour and a half each way I was like there has to be an easier way to do this life and I suppose I just kind of got quite frustrated you know you're you spend eight nine ten sometimes twelve hours a day outside of the house that you're working to pay for I think this is just this is madness so there's a bit of that going on there you know see something else and then I suppose the level of the career that I was at I wasn't sure if I could find something like that closer to home but up and down the m50 it seems fine when you're it's all easy when you're in your 20s but kind of the older you get there's more slides than this but yeah I suppose my husband I just loved his whole attitude to life he loved work he always felt kind of never felt like work and then the other side of the thing is I just started to burn out I was exhausted even listening back to your your very act of my career I am I loved it I absolutely loved it until I just didn't love it anymore I was just knackered all the time I worked for an amazing and amazing company they were a husband and wife team I learned so so much from them and it was it was probably one of the hardest decisions I've ever had to make was supposed to leave that job because you know we were really good friends as well as you know really good colleagues and I just said I can't take this anymore I was I said there was actually at one point I had stayed with my parents one night and my dad was traveling to Galway that next morning and we both left you know her house at the same time and my home house and my dad got to go away before I got to you know exit 13 and 15 like this this is insane like this is insane absolutely so yeah so I suppose between the kind of the exhaustion and then you know is there another way that we could do this and I just said okay let's let's go for it let's jump into it you know what would that look like what was how would we go about it and I suppose the influence on that then as those kind of another units came up you know there wasn't a gun to be able you know you can't just kick your fingers and go I'd like a job in your dairy farm please so a second unit a second dairy farm came up for us that we could leave and we sat down and we talked about it and we looked at us and actually a really interesting thing to do is if you look at what it actually costs you to get to work so we well he ran the numbers on it he's the numbers guy and it would be realized it was costing 10 grand a year just to get to the office so that was including you know diesel and diesel was a lot cheaper back then so that was like diesel like depreciation tax like my tolls used to be kind of 150 200 so like it's really really interesting actually just when you sit down you look at it going okay well hang on if you think you know a wage cut somewhere you know where do you really really be saving yeah it's a really really interesting exercise to do for anybody who's trying to you know write out that pros and cons list about will I make the change so for that that was a huge one for me like that is absolutely it's like that's you know you're cutting time off your salary the agency they're looking at how it actually you're you're getting to work
"over half" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"With David Radio. The deficit. It's like the weather. Everybody talks about it but nobody does anything about it. Last week on Capitol Hill there was more talking. The third best option is the one we tried on Friday which said we're going to reduce spending some. But in the end not much doing even though it is truly a bipartisan challenge. So from my point of view it's really the responsibility of Congress and administration to make sure that their party keeps getting us on a sustainable path and fiscal policy. The US government has been running a deficit for over half a century now. The US has run a budget deficit practically every year in the last 50 years no matter if you've had a Republican or a Democrat president or whoever's been in Congress. The attitude has come to be of policymakers that deficits don't matter. And we're told the time getting is short to make some changes. We're a rich country and we've got time to deal with it We need to do some things in the next few years to change that trajectory and I think that's gonna be very important. Pretty much everyone knows that those changes are going to require addressing some thorny issues like entitlements. This has been just a mystery to me as to why it is that the public doesn't want to hear more about what we're gonna do to try and solve the long term debt situation in this country. You know it gets back to ultimately the entitlement programs mixed with our demographics in this country. What you have is a system where the Medicare system is almost 50 % underfunded meaning that the taxes and the premiums that in go only cover about 50 % of the program times 10 every day and that just keeps digging your hole. There are always good reasons not to get to the tough ones the ones that in the end really matter but leaders of global Wall Street like Jamie Dimon see the looming deficit as a real storm cloud on our economic horizon. The fiscal money being spent is so big largest in peacetime ever America and kind of around the world with already very efficient. To explain what all the fighting is about and what's potentially at stake we welcome back Glenn Hubbard of Columbia Business School where he was Dean after serving as chair of the Council of Economic Advisors under President George W. Bush. Professor Hubbard is author of The Wall and the Bridge Fear and Opportunity in Disruptions Wake. So Glenn thank you so much for being back with us. My pleasure. This is something you and I have talked about a bit in the past but let's come back to where we saw this huge Sherman drawing if I can call it that down there in Washington. Media loves to cover it. But did anything happen that really matters this week in Washington when it comes to the deficit? Not really
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"Taxes. This is WTO news. Ten 45 Sunday Night I'm Ian cropper, thanks for bringing us along tonight. President Biden's pick to run the IRS is heading to a Senate floor vote, the Senate finance committee has approved Danny whirl to serve a 5 year term as IRS commissioner. Federal news network reports were full previously served as comptroller at The Office of management and budget as well as acting IRS commissioner during the Obama administration if confirmed were full says he would help the IRS spend some of the $80 billion received under the inflation reduction act to make the agency more accessible to taxpayers with questions. A new study says Washington dulles is not only the most expensive airport to fly out of in the area. Well, the most expensive in the country. Washington dulles ranks number three on a list of the most expensive airports. It'll cost you on average over $500 per person. This, according to CI V metrics, dulles has the most international passenger traffic of any airport in the mid Atlantic outside of New York. Larger airports like LAX in Los Angeles and JFK in New York didn't even make the top 15 competition keeps their prices lower. Stevens international and Anchorage Alaska comes in at number one. Marshall and Reagan national are both well below dulles averaging between 350 and $376 per flight. Pulling double dirty tonight, it's ten 46 pretty soon you'll notice some stickers on the windshields of some Kyiv in Hyundai's. Those stickers are supposed to let thieves know that the system can no longer be hacked. A popular TikTok challenge resulted in a nationwide rash of thefts. 14 of the vehicles crashed, 8 people died, not Maryland police want the owners of key as in Hyundai's to contact the dealer for the free fix. It means their cars will require a key in the future, but at least they stand a good chance of being able to find out where they left the car the last time. They'll watch your WTO news. Americans are leaving big states like New York and California in droves, new census data revealed half a million people at California during the COVID pandemic. Californians are loading up and moving out. As the appeal of the Golden State seems to be torn a Shang, at least for some. It's just not sustainable in terms of cost of living. Preston Lee is leaving Los
"over half" Discussed on Game of Crimes
"April is when they normally do it and that one just happened to be on a monday so hey as we always do when we get studs like you know on our podcast. We want to find out what the hell possessed you to become a cop. It's the boston thing i know. It's the massachusetts and there's a lot of i mean there's just a rich history of people involved in law enforcement throughout that area and i am wearing my notre dame stuff so i have my irish stefan. Just wanted to get this but yeah what possessed you to. What pass did you take to get into law enforcement well. It was fairly simple My my dad was a police officer so that was That was a he. Set a tremendous example of service to the community in community policing and and so like to watch that as a child in lowell lowell massachusetts. He was He was a patrol officer and then became a detective and Tremendous guy he was really well. Respected castaway young but he was a tremendous Friend of the community so I had that model. And i never wanted to work inside an office. I wanted to be outside on the street so that was another. That was another thing that appeal to me about a end. I got say. I went to saint michael's grammar school so saint michael is the patron saint of police officers. And i think that might add a rolling to how. How old is your dad when he passed fifty four. Was it line of duty or was it. Health related or something else health related but in massachusetts. It's considered a line of duty death. So he He he he. He died of a heart attack. How old were you at the time. I was twenty one Just about to turn twenty two and At the a he he passed away at the beginning of the summer. At the end of the summer. I ended up going into the academy. Ironically taking his place The that that can see was what they use to via. So okay now did you. Were able to get the same badge number or did they give you a different badge number. They had dispatch no but they reactivated it for me. After i was on. So i i did have that number and then my My son is using a now and in the same police tomorrow awesome. What's badge number three. Oh three and you know what a lot of people that are listening to us. Probably don't understand the significance that but it's tradition you know it's it's We we always call the law enforcement. Culture family and here is a family within a family. By you know your father you and now your son carrying on the legacy so that is a big deal with us. Da da buffet child or family member becomes an agent and their father or uncle or whoever was an agent. The honor is that older family members to present the badge to the new becoming on a bill similar similar to us. My brother was a cop in the same department also. He became a sergeant retired a few years ago. So it's quite a tradition in the firm. Who's older you or your brother. On the oldest. Yeah plus you were. Ended up being commissioner lowell. So you've got to boss him around legitimately right guys like him so he's got that on me. Well let's talk about that. So what did you do. Did you go to college after high school. did you do something else. How did you get into. What was your gap between high school and joining low. I went to college. I went to northeastern.
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"over half" Discussed on KPCC
"For an elite modernist audience, closing a circle his valedictory piano fantasy. Completed in 1957 returns to the idiom of the piano variations he composed as a young wild man in 1930. This may be the most challenging music Copeland ever composed, and it challenged him to its 30 Minutes were composed over a period of six years. We've been listening to pianist Benjamin Pasternack perform Aaron Copland's piano fantasy music that can be viewed as a summation. A parting creative gesture. We asked Pasternak for his own view, the fantasy and the works, uh, surrounding it in that time of Copland's life show an absolute Return to, um Very formal, and, uh, unpopular style of music boost people today still enjoy and love Appalachian spring or at least the most of the passages in it, that they're used to hearing in the movie or on television in a commercial Worry, and there really is barely a bar in the piano fantasy, even though it's over half an hour long that wouldn't force most people to run away..
"over half" Discussed on WLS-AM 890
"In fact, at a graphics company, the newly reunited employees were circulating a spreadsheet on which they ranked their co workers who had come back by Hood either aged the most or expanded the most physically while away during Covid, and that resulted in a threat of a lawsuit because over half the returning employees were offending so So you're seeing all kinds of examples of that sort? Okay, I have to ask why? I mean, because over the last couple of years we have been taught if nothing else that what used to be? I don't want to use the word appropriate but used to be tolerated in the workforce. You know, when it comes to personal conduct is no longer tolerated anymore. How did we forget so quickly? We didn't forget quickly. We forgot over a 12 month span. When we were in these private pods, sort of ensconced while we were on zoom and had to sort of control ourselves for those periods. When we were actually engaging with colleagues, most of the day was with people with whom we were far more casual. And far more familiar, and one employee told us in a recent training session. I feel like I'm told you are able to do whatever you wanted whenever you wanted most of the day and now to censor myself for an eight hour day to maintain professionalism throughout that period is just too much to ask me particularly the day I arrived, and y says that may mean going back to square one. You're a boss, you have to reset. All of the expectations that you would set for a brand New day. One employee. You want to give your employees a little bit of time to alchemy to that? Not so much time that patterns become entrenched reorientation training sessions where employees who've come back together and are now live can share with each other kind of the lines that they find me important in terms of appropriate, risky or offensive conduct. Are so important because that way they heard from each other. You haven't seen these people in a long time. You have some stories that you want to share. But there is a limit isn't there that you should place on these things? Absolutely. There is a limit. And you're right. Uh, something like being curious being interested. I mean, that goes with this notion that we have to better connect with colleagues. So that's kind of part of the zeitgeist. Of the world that we're in right now. 40 to 45% of the company's calling us for help are saying as you put it, it's his TME issue..
"over half" Discussed on News 96.5 WDBO
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"over half" Discussed on WTVN
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"over half" Discussed on The Last American Vagabond
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"over half" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Jan I was on the phone with alphabet CFO Ruth Porat when the news about Jeff Bezos stepping down broke, so we were all sort of digesting that as we were talking We talked first about add gross and whether or not she sees it, keeping up post pandemic and she said, We feel good about ad strengthen the pickup in activity. We feel good about the acceleration of the digital transformation and many activities that you see moving online will continue to be quite durable, she said. Whether that's content commerce Um, retail. What's your headline Takeaway on these results. Yeah, The results were outstanding. I think over half the earnings for the year coming in this this most recent quarter, but the 50 off the air the cloud with the story of this quarter. You know, my phone was ringing off the hook. You know people looking for comment about what's going on with the cloud business in the plan to break those numbers out, and we saw its growth coming in at 46% for this quarter. Big growth over 13 billion for the year, So that was probably the biggest headline for me. I had a good feeling that what Ruth said was going to come true that the Yeah. You know, the law in the advertising business was coming back and we're starting to see mobility. Pick up. We're starting to see more normal behavior, despite the fact that the pandemic is still blooming, But I think everyone's eyes were really on this cloud break out to say how close is Google really? In terms of azure and eight of us, and now we know it's you know, not even close to the 12 billion, but it is really dying for that third position alongside the likes of Oracle and idea Absolutely, as you point out, Claude Avenue up 47% on. Do you know the big question is when are they going to start focusing on profitability in the cloud versus growth and I got the sense from her. It's really still all about growth, she said. An important element of our operating laws is that we've been building out our organization ahead of revenue. Product portfolio, ramping data centers, ramping sales, all of which enables us to address a very sous ISA ble total addressable market. You know, it's interesting that we're talking about this on a day that Andy Jassy has been named the next CEO of Amazon, given that he started that AWS business, and Google and Microsoft had been chasing it. Ever since. What's your take on Jesse taking over at Amazon and how that changes the competitive landscape in cloud. Yeah, So, as you said, I mean, the forward look about growth and profitability. Google has the luxury. You saw their bottom line results. The company wants to keep pouring gasoline on the fire of growth and investment. The company can do so, um, this move to bring Andy Jassy to me. Has so much positivity in it. I mean, if you look at the performance of Amazon over the past several quarters eight of us that kind of an unsung hero everyone thinks about the company for its e commerce. Trucks, drones, you know, disruptive whole foods. But realistically, eight of us have been delivering significantly to the bottom line of that company propping up those earnings for shares we saw. Almost two X for this quarter. So while the growth for AWS has come down to what about 28% this quarter, we're still looking at over 12 billion on the quarter basis, and Andy Jassy has continuously been Behind this philosophy. I'm Emily of saying we're going to meet the customers where they are. That's been growth of data centers, new products, expanding the port fault spanning into software and large, larger platform investments beyond its infrastructure. So There's a lot to be encouraged by. Of course, I think Jesus is gonna have a significant influence on this company for a long time. I think Jesse has really earned this opportunity and I'm really excited to see this transition. To seek an Amazon be a CEO lead company beyond its founder, which is something a lot of companies have to face at some point, and some do really well and others do not. Right, Right. Well, Andy Jassy does have $12.7 billion to show for AWS this quarter, so he is off to a good start. Dan, Human Future and research principal analyst Thanks so much. For that perspective, coming up fire. I also reporting results, record revenue and more. Talk.
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"Day. Oh, for over half of all women in the United States. The old adage sisters before misters might be more true than ever. 2000 women surveyed 56% would rather be trapped in quarantine with their best female friend than a romantic partner. What is that safe about us? Would you be offended if your girlfriend Steve said, Listen, we got to be quarantined. I'm going to my best friend's house rather than your place. That makes all the sense in the world to me does. You wouldn't be disappointed. Lee No. You wouldn't have your feelings hurt? No, because I could totally see her saying that that includes I'd rather spend quarantine. If I were her. I'd rather spend time with my best friend than me and your age group. The millennials 60% of people 24 to 39. And overwhelming. 89% of respondents said that their friendships with other women are important to them with almost a quarter of them, calling them essential 47%. Believe that the pandemic has brought them closer to their best female friend. Another, 45% said they communicate with their best friend more now than they used to before covert 19. Listen, I will never claim to understand women in any way. But I do know in my relationship that I do not come before my girlfriend's best friends. Okay? I don't Do you think that would change if you guys were to get married? Like If you got to the point in your relationship of marriage, you would hope that you would surpass at least a couple of her friends. You know, you know, but deep town part of me is like no Nothing changes. Regardless of gender. 59% of women said that the pandemic made them realize that their current best friend will be in their life forever. Huh? And I won't. I don't know American, not apparently not were interchangeable. Let's be asked 89% also said that these relationships have helped them cope during the pandemic pandemic. Oh, my gosh. So They have another fake holiday. Called galentine today. Where girls give their best friends gifts. Which is good for May. I'm good with that. You guys have that that Um It's a perfect opportunity to show your closest girlfriend how much you appreciate the friendship. See they wouldn't have Palin times day for guys because we never fall for it. And I don't want to buy people stuff, right? I wouldn't get you anything. I wouldn't want you to get weird if you got me exactly. If you said happy Palin if I got a pal in times day gift from gay does that would be creepy. 55% ad. They consider their mothers to be their friend more than their parents two and three. Now that doesn't listen. That's not fair. If you're out there, saying that my my romantic interest is also my best friend. Stop it. That's not We don't want to hear that lame. Well, it's lame for me because I'm single and bitter. So you know, it's that's what my parents would say Yes. And how long have your parents been married? I'm married men. It's like 35 years or something. So this is I don't know if this is a problem for guys or not. I was I was saddened when I saw this. I thought Would be disappointed. I mean, part of you is, but I think thinking like, if you truly understand your romantic partner, you get the fact that they're best friends come first, but maybe after three or four days of quarantine I might say. Don't you have a friend? You could go visit you. I might actually be in favor of a couple days later. Listen, I'm not looking to brag, but I just texted my girlfriend. This question. Yeah. If you could only spend quarantine with one person me or your best friend Who would you choose? She admitted right out of the gate. That is a tough question. So I did not win in a landslide. But she did pick me. She picked you. Oh, wait. Hold on, she says it depends on which best friend She has more than one. Yeah, you could have more than one best friend. No, you cow King. A group of that's like having the bigger half. I mean, half is I have You're either the best friend or you're not the best friend. Yeah, I'm not going to reveal on the radio, which best friend I beat in which one? I didn't. But it appears that there's please do. Please do. Please do that. Please tell me which one of her friends she throw under the bus and which one of her friends is driving that bus? That's okay. You don't have to do that. I wonder if you flip the question on men. What would the percentage be other men who would spend more time with their veteran is not a man that is seriously involved in a relationship that would be stupid enough to say out loud. His best friend. Even if he thought it. He wouldn't say it. Yeah. How come it's wrong when we said right? It's totally fine. That's my point of this whole story. I was disappointed. I thought we can't catch a break. We cannot and the reason why I saw the we've been. We're working our way toward Valentine's Day, which I don't know if you've noticed or not. I'm not a big fan, but it's ah, these stories make me laugh when I see them. So ladies would rather be with their They're saying out loud. My best friend for sure. If we said that Over..
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"Shows so for over half of the women in the U. S sisters before misters Which is apparently that applies here because they asked 2000 women, 56% would rather be trapped in quarantine with their best female friend than a romantic partner, and that includes all millennials 24 to 39 years of age. On overwhelming 89% of people say that their friendships with other women are important to them a corner, calling them essential of those polled. 47% believe the pandemic has brought them closer to their best female friend 45% communicate with their best friend more now than they used to before covert 19. That is true for me to be like a lot of people are connecting on the phone and make it more of an effort to see people when they can. I that I do believe, but I also wonder like truly you would rather be around your best female friend without any break months on end without any exposure to the opposite sex. You'd prefer that Yeah, Yeah, cannon donning her head? Yes. Did you choose kalen You got like 15 1. There's one you'd pick. Yes, my, my best friend Hillary. I would absolutely literally during quarantine every five minutes facing Hi. What are you doing? Said You don't think you guys would get on each other's nerves? You don't think you would. We have lived together, So we're going nonstop. We're talking. No breaks. No sleepovers were trying quarantine. Wow. Okay. Wow. Okay. She's a nurse. So I mean, she's gone for, you know, long hours and fall into your best friend. Non stop no exposure to the opposite sex, And I'm even talking about for for physical relations. I just mean You know, I love my best friend. But I would pick my man overheard for this scenario. My best friend also pregnant, So that means I gotta deal with both of them The baby and her, But no. I feel like I love her. But I got to keep her at that distance. And if my other best friend which is a gay man, him and I became a lot closer, So I think I picked him before my restaurant. Connie, I just want you guys roommates for a minute. And that so, like, I don't know that She called him a mean little gay. I'm not gonna say I don't want to say it didn't work out, but it didn't work out didn't work out. But we became closer and quarantine every five minutes were calling each other. It was because his boyfriend, though, also lived there, Right. Well, that's because of the issue. He lived there. I also wanted to move back home with my mom because my mom was going through something. So I felt like I wanted to be there now. It all worked out and by my own house, Christy, your best female friend, or or golf guy, Female friend. Absolutely. I mean, I like off guy. He's great, but, like, three months nonstop, is it three months we're talking What do you look? So let's call it that. Yeah, it's a lot to spend with your significant other was euro breaks. I will take my best friend all day. We could just watch HD TV and do nothing. I think even my best friend and I would eventually kill each other Male male friends is your number One best male friend. Don't make me do that forever. Probably Probably. Trevor. Yeah, right. Trav. Probably probably travel. It's not me. You held his newborn baby, and you're not even, um he's up there. But I Yeah, I know he's I've don't feel friend and I would kill our I would kill myself Would Why do you think that Because I'm too, friend I'd like to. I'm not frenetic girlfriend watching all that. I mean, we would watch all the crime movies. They are whatever the think We actually think we'd be okay. Problem. Yeah, but I'm not sure that I wouldn't kill, you know He'll be going through all your stuff, You know, you know, present you would kill me. I think I'd kill you before you could be. Oh, well, I don't think you never hear from me in my room reading a book. Quiet. That's how we should do.
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"Anyway, Trump's throwing that around out there, and the Republicans just seem uncaring about the fact that I think well over half of actual Republican voters both nationally and in Wisconsin. Are unhappy with the actions of Republican team Wisconsin members of the Legislature and nationally. Members of the Congress. And I'm part of that group. I don't think most Republicans want to wipe out criminal records. We want to know who the crux eyes so we can go and check on their background. And if we want to say, Well, look, he's made something of his life or she's done great. The last 20 years, let's overlook that they can, but we still have a right to know about it. But they're doing all this stuff playing footsie with the Democrats, etcetera, etcetera, etcetera, etcetera, etcetera, because right now, that's what Makes them happy. But it's not what makes their constituents happy. There is quite unrest out there and as we move into this phase work I'm convinced I'm right about this. You're going to see the rights of regular Americans being trampled on right and left is the left grabs more and more and more power. If we don't feel as though elected Republicans have our backs if they're too busy instead of focusing on things like that. Expunging criminal records. And empowering Tony Evers to keep issuing covert edicts and so on. Is going to be a backlash that it's either going to come in the form of primaries there. It's going to come in the form of a third party. But you can't. If you're an elected Republican official, keep ignoring the majority of Republican voters. You can't There are certain things that can't go on forever. The old saying something that can't last forever. Doesn't Well, that's true of Republicans, who have lost touch with their actual constituents and stop representing Conservative principles because they're more interested in sucking up to the media. Or sucking up to Tony Evers. Whatever the motivation right now in Washington is we as Americans if you are a conservative are about to come under far more siege than we have been already. And we need someone to fight for us and try to represent us. Even if in Washington they're in the minority and lack much power or in Wisconsin, where they control half the government and actually have the ability to exert influence. Should they be willing to do it? Coming up in the next segment. I'm giving you the cold, hard cash contest texted word for the five o'clock hour. And I will be asking the question. Why should Mark Belling? Never hear of him? Mark Belling. Why should Mark Belling keep donating money to the United Performing Arts Fund when we have no performing arts groups in Milwaukee that are willing to perform what's the point of giving money to arts organizations? That aren't doing a damn thing for our community. They can't even bother themselves. Put on a performance via zoom. Bucks are making me pay for tickets because they're not letting me go to games least there. Play it up. I can't. Some of these arts groups put out a performance in at least let people watch them via virtually through social media or something. And if they're not going to do even that Why should I keep giving money to support the performing arts? When Performing arts aren't performing. I'll ask that question in a little bit greater depth in the next segment. Five. Await news Talk 11 30. Free healthcare hundreds to more than $1000 per month and disability compensation and tens of thousands for college tuition. These are just some of the U. S Department of Veterans Affairs..